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ARTICLES BY: Israel Kasnett / JNS.org


March 23, 2018 4:21 pm
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What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans

JNS.org - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality, with leaders and lawmakers on...

March 12, 2018 11:54 am
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US, Europe Contemplate Action as Iran Deadline Looms

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump signed the Iran sanctions waiver on January 12 -- a decision that must be made every 120 days under the Joint Comprehensive...

March 7, 2018 12:57 pm
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Was This Netanyahu’s Last AIPAC Appearance as Prime Minister?

JNS.org - With a wobbly coalition threatening his political stability and under investigation for alleged corruption, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surely must have appreciated the...

February 28, 2018 4:51 pm
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Netanyahu Is Defiant, But in Danger, Amid Scandal, Charges

JNS.org - While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming meeting with Donald Trump next week would normally be the main topic of conversation in Israel, the mounting...

February 27, 2018 12:40 pm
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Former Israeli and US Diplomats Express Caution, Hope on Embassy Move

JNS.org - After much speculation, the United States announced on February 23 that it will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. US State Department...

February 23, 2018 1:20 pm
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Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt anticipated an eye-opening experience when they visited the Temple Mount on Thursday -- as...

February 12, 2018 2:57 pm
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Some Experts Say Abbas Has ‘Little to Lose’ in Sabotaging US-Palestinian Relations

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas appears to believe he has nothing to lose in picking a fight with the United States. Abbas is scheduled to...

January 25, 2018 4:32 pm
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Palestinian Leaders Ramp Up Feud with the US

JNS.org - While the Trump administration believes that the Middle East is “at the dawn of a new era” -- marked by progress towards “a peaceful resolution” to...

January 22, 2018 2:11 pm
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Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving the agreement what he called...

January 17, 2018 2:23 pm
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Washington’s New Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict represents what some Mideast experts and Israel advocates are describing as a paradigm shift in Washington, DC...

January 9, 2018 10:27 am
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Yoaz Hendel: Israel’s Emerging ‘Liberal Nationalist’ Figure

JNS.org - The crowd in Jerusalem’s Zion Square was civil, as protesters held up signs decrying alleged government corruption. Standing on the stage, Dr. Yoaz Hendel,...

December 27, 2017 3:01 pm
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The Two Sides to the Arab Vote on the UN’s Jerusalem Resolution

JNS.org - When 128 countries voted on December 21 in favor of a non-binding United Nations General Assembly resolution calling on the US to withdraw its...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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